Acid and Base: Hardness of Water and The…

Pure water is called life. Water is polluted every day due to bathing, washing etc. and it becomes hard for various reasons. We can transform hard water into the mild water in various ways. Hardness…

Acid and Base: The Concept of pH and…

pH pH is used as a unit to determine the nature of an aqueous solution, a measure of the acidity, alkalinity or neutrality of the solution. The pH of a solution is the negative logarithm…

Acid and Base: Salt

Salt We have already learned acid and base undergo reaction to produce salt and water. The positive ion of salt comes from the base and that is why the positive ion is known as basic…

Acid and Base: Acid Rain and Its Consequences

Acid Rain Oxides of non-metals undergo reaction with water and produce various types of acid. Pure air has a mixture of small amount of carbon dioxide and different oxides of oxygen. Animals also breathe out…

Acid and Base: Role of Water in the…

Both the compounds potassium hydroxide (KOH) and sodium hydroxide (NaOH)  have ions, but when they are in a solid state, the ions are not free here. The moment when they are dissolved, they become fully ionized…

Acid and Base: Some Properties and Reactions of…

Properties of Dilute Base The solution prepared by adding a comparatively smaller amount of base in a larger amount of water is called dilute base. 1.  Litmus Test: Take a small amount of sodium hydroxide…